KARTHIGAI DEEPAM

Festival of lights karthigai a tamil month and deepam means light. A festival with different name but same significance as bhai doojh or raksha bandhan. It is the most auspicious festival of tamils. They celebrate it as the day when lord muruga was born. The legend says lord muruga took the form of six babies in a lake called sarvana poigai. He was from the flames of eyes of lord shiva which were united by devi parvati. Special rituals are performed to lord muruga on this day. Legends say lamps…

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